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By Tony Platt

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About the Author

Tony Platt, professor emeritus at Sacramento State University, is the author, with Cecilia O'Leary, of "Bloodlines: Recovering Hitler's Nuremberg Laws, From Patton's Trophy to Public Memorial." His essays have appeared in Monthly Review, Z magazine, Los Angeles Times, Souls, and Social Justice. His blog is at


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